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Car driving

If your patient drove before their stroke, do they want to start again?

If "Yes" (within 6 months of stroke/TIA) or unsure or need more advice, refer to Driving Assessment Centre 0131 537 9192 who can give advice, undertake driving assessment (locally) and provide equipment/aids.

Patients should not drive within 1 month of a stroke, TIA or amaurosis fugax.

For further useful information on driving after a stroke, click on the links below:

Government guidance on driving after Stroke 

Stroke Association guidance on driving after Stroke